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There are a few things in the business process draft that still need to be ironed out. For instance, the proposed returns process, which is quite detailed in nature. Yet another mining scandal. Obviously, states didn't learn their lessons from the Centre's coal mining scam. There are growing challenges from within World Trade Organisation, as well as outside. Tiding over them will be of importance to help poorer nations get preferential access to developed markets. Unless there is a convincing and compelling reason to buy a company, investors should stay away from an IPO, says experts.
Book Review: How to Choose and Execute the Right Approach by Martin Reeves, Knut Haans and Janmejaya SinhaThe authors have devised a framework called 'the strategy palette' that lets leaders choose the right approach to execute a strategy. The book looks at how one can become a good person, and a good leader.
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For airlines, ATF is the largest component of costs. In India, it used to account for 50 per cent costs till recently. This is now down to 40 per cent. The new accounting standards, Ind-AS, are being implemented after a delay of five years. They will change financials of companies - including the very important ones such as earnings. The Japanese conglomerate's Global President Minoru Usui is credited with bringing focus to company's operations by selling off parts where it was uncompetitive - even if it meant shrinking the top line. Apart from the choice of traditional EPC model, sharp focus on the segments, as well as a tight rein on costs, has helped these companies survive. Business confidence takes a hit for the third straight quarter. Corporate India is less hopeful about consumer demand and investments reviving anytime soon, finds the latest Business Today-C fore Business Confidence Survey. Growth opportunities, entrepreneurial platforms and the wealth creating opportunities provided by the e-commerce companies prove to be the major pull factors. In 10 months, Yummade has become a Rs 25 lakh company. It has over 300 stock-keeping units and over 200 partner chefs.
Besides product page and shopping feed, both the social networking sites are also testing 'Buy' buttons, so that customers can buy products without leaving their apps.
The Master of Management Program offered by Indian Institute of Science is in a league of its own. Started in August 2011, the course allows only engineering graduates and mid-career engineers to enrol. Business schools are increasingly becoming global in nature and content, and that is the way forward for them, says Geoffrey Garrett, Dean of the Wharton School.
Promises of hassle-free delivery and easy payment options are making festivities more rewarding. However, don't get blinded by the excitement. Read the fine print carefully to sweeten your deal further.
Samir Shah, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at NCDEX,talks to Money Today about the need for transparency in gold pricing and the initiatives undertaken to encourage participation from end users in commodity markets"There is need for transparency in gold pricing and the initiatives undertaken to encourage participation from end users in commodity markets"
Online advisory firms are popping up by the day and with the e-commerce boom in full flow, more and more investors are likely to move to buying their mutual funds online. Between 2005 and 2015 gold surged from Rs6,000 to Rs27,000 per 10 gm, at CAGR of 16.23 per cent. It is important to know some basic formulae that you can use to do your own calculations. Given below are 10 such formulae that everyone should know How to invest, spend and save better.
Young people think life insurance is something you need to think about when you get old. But, that's a myth.Young people think life insurance is something you need to think about when you get old. But, that's a myth. Here are the 10 reasons you need to buy life insurance.
Buying a house is one of your biggest investments. Do a thorough check before going ahead. Here are the 10 things you must check before buying property.
The challenge for management schools to reinvent what they teach is bigger than ever before. This year, some of the biggest recruiters from campuses of the Top 10 business schools were e-commerce companies and other digital recruiters.
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